Country Tonga
Year 2018
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The government established the Family Protection Legal Aid Center that provides free legal representation and legal advice for victims/survivors of family violence. The government has agreed for the Center to continue for another 3 years under the assistance of Secretariat of the Pacific Community/ Regional Rights Resources Team (SPC/RRRT) before Government absorbs it under the Ministry of Justice.


Source of Information

Tonga's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.3, 16.

For more information: Tonga Ministry of Justice